Roy Rogers Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This steel lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1955. The lunch box features images of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, who starred in The Roy Rogers Show from 1951-1957. Roy Rogers was Thermos’s first entry into the arena of officially licensed lunch box merchandise, and early Roy Rogers boxes sold over 2 million units.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1955
depicted
Rogers, Roy
Evans, Dale
maker
American Thermos Bottle Company
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22 cm x 18 cm x 9 cm; 8 11/16 in x 7 1/16 in x 3 9/16 in
Place Made
United States: Connecticut, Norwich
ID Number
2001.3087.03
nonaccession number
2001.3087
catalog number
2001.3087.03
subject
Family & Social Life
Television
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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